Match Report: Swansea City Ladies 5-1 Cardiff City FC Women
Cardiff City FC Women fell to a 5-1 away defeat against the Swans on Sunday afternoon in the WPWL League Cup group stage.
The match, which had been rescheduled following its postponement in October, began with the hosts taking an early lead through Chloe Chivers, the forward striking into the bottom left corner of goal.
Catherine Walsh came close to equalising for the visitors shortly afterwards, but her shot struck the crossbar. The hosts responded by doubling their lead on the half hour mark, with the score remaining 2-0 as the match entered the break.
A quick third goal scored one minute after played resumed was scored by the hosts, with Kate Jeremiah getting the Bluebirds on the scoreboard in the 60th minute of play, curling her shot into the top left corner.
Lauren Smith responded immediately for the hosts, as the Swans restored their three-goal lead.
Five minutes from full-time, Ellie Lake made it 5-1, with the final whistle confirming the victory for Swansea City upon completion of injury time.
FINAL SCORE: SWANSEA CITY LADIES 5-1 CARDIFF CITY FC WOMEN
Cardiff City FC Women: Forkings, Owen, Hilliard, Daley, Jeremiah, Murphy, Broadhurst, Connolly, Walsh, Atkins, Pinchard. Subs not used: Chamberlain, Norman, Underwdown, Simpson, Gibbs.